President Kovind said that India supports PM Wickremesinghe's vision to create a stable and prosperous Sri Lanka.
The tri-series will be known as the Nidahas Trophy, it will also mark the 70th year of the Sri Lanka Cricket.
Hathurusinghe, a former test player for Sri Lanka, is considered one of the highest paid coaches in the world.
The Lankans always have a surprise package in store for the big times and this time they have conjured up right-arm spinner Kevin Koththgodda from the U-19 squad.
For Samson, this is an opportunity to make a statement to national selectors with a solid performance.
The Sinhalese-dominated government said it “strongly condemns any act of torture” and would ensure that any such allegations are “investigated and prosecuted to the full extent of the law.”
Samaraweera will face his first test on the Lions' upcoming tour to India where they will play three Tests, three ODIs and three T20 Internationals against the Men in Blue.
Since making his Test debut in 2015, 22-year-old Mendis was being seen as the best batting prospect for Sri Lanka after the retirement of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene.
Sarfraz said being a Muslim he believed in the holy Quran and also that there was magic in the world but he chose to blame his batsmen for the Test series defeat.
13 Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy when they were allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu in the island nation waters today.
After returning to Colombo on Tuesday night, Chandimal told reporters that he had received special blessings from a meyni, or sorcerer, ahead of the Tests against Pakistan.
Left out of Sri Lanka squad due to his struggling bowling form, Malinga is utilizing his time to play domestic cricket in his country.